DCI Engineers Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating DCI Engineers regarding its recent data breach. The DCI Engineers data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


DCI Engineers is a design company focused on civil and structural engineering. As a civil engineering and design company, DCI Engineers specializes in water and wastewater, hydropower, transportation, and infrastructure as well as building design using steel, concrete, and lumber. Founded in 1988 DCI Engineers got its start in a home basement offering structural design for a local driving range. Today, DCI Engineers has grown into a nationwide provider of structural and civil engineering solutions. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, DCI Engineers has 22 locations across 10 states and employs over 350 individuals.


On February 20, 2023, DCI Engineers discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, DCI Engineers determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between February 18 and February 21, 2023. On April 21, 2023, DCI Engineers began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of personal information has not been made publicly available by DCI Engineers. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information
  • Medical information
  • Taxpayer information
  • Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS

If you received a breach notification letter from DCI Engineers:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the DCI Engineers data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by DCI Engineers;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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